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Author Rowbotham, Frank.

Title Operations management in context / Frank Rowbotham, Les Galloway, Masoud Azhashemi.

Published Oxford, U.K. : Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann, 2007.


Location Call No. Status
Edition 2nd ed.
Physical description 1 online resource (xiv, 438 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series ScienceDirect All Books
Contents The operations function; The context of operations management; Organisation of the operations process; Design and measurement of work; Managing productivity at work; Planning and control of work: the management of capacity; Planning and control of work: the management of materials; Scheduling batch and flow processes; Project planning and control; Purchasing and supply chain management; Quality management; Strategic issues in operations management; Case studies.
Notes Author's names on previous ed.: Les Galloway, Frank Rowbotham, and Masoud Azhashemi.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Operations Management in Context is a straightforward and accessible text which provides students with a good grounding in the theory and practise of operations management and its role within organizations. The structure is clear and logical, leading newcomers to this subject through the topics in a way to maximize comprehension, highlighting key issues and using case studies and examples from business to contextualize learning. Chapters are structured to enable incremental and progressive learning with a logical development of the content. Each chapter is linked and ends with a summary of the key points to aid revision. Exercises and self-assessment questions are included to reinforce learning and maintain variety, with answers included at the end of the book. * Written in a clear and logical style; ideal for students who are taking the subject for the first time. * Key issues will be highlighted and supported by real life case studies from a hospital to the Channel tunnel. * Self assessment questions and feedback to reinforce learning. Instructor's Manual is available on line.
Other author Galloway, R. L. (R. Les), 1942-
Azhashemi, Masoud.
Elsevier issuing body.
Subject Production management.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780750681988